HyperX Announces First Wireless Headset Under $100

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – April 8, 2019 – HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Cloud StingerTM Wireless gaming headset and HyperXTM Cloud Alpha Purple Edition. The light weight Cloud Stinger Wireless gaming headset weighs just 270 grams, features 90-degree rotating earcups for an adaptive fit and offers up to 17 hours of battery life on a single charge. Cloud Alpha Purple Edition combines the qualities of the original Cloud Alpha with a fresh new purple and white color scheme. Both Cloud headsets provide immersive in-game audio, multi-platform compatibility and signature HyperX comfort.

The Stinger Wireless utilizes intuitive onboard controls, includes a swivel-to-mute noise-cancellation microphone and 50mm directional drivers, delivering high-quality sound with pinpoint audio precision. The wireless headset provides great sound for gaming, chat and watching movies at an affordable price.

Cloud Alpha Purple Edition features dual chamber technology to deliver accurate in-game sound with incredible range and tone. The dual chambers allow the Cloud Alpha to tune bass separate from the mids and highs, creating a dynamic sound that makes games, music and movies more realistic and immersive. Cloud Alpha also features a detachable cable with in-line audio control allowing console gamers to adjust volume and mute the microphone.

“We are excited to expand our award-winning headset line with the addition of HyperX Cloud Stinger, the best value for a wireless headset under $100,” said Tyler Needles, global audio business manager, HyperX. “We are always looking for new ways to deliver an amazing user experience and expanding our Cloud Alpha lineup with a new purple edition brings a new color option to our fans.”

The Cloud Stinger Wireless headset and Cloud Alpha Purple Edition are built on the comfort and sound DNA of previous Cloud headsets. Cloud Stinger Wireless operates on 2.4GHz wireless providing freedom from cords, featuring on-ear cup volume control and a swivel-to-mute noise-cancelling mic. The HyperX Stinger Wireless is PC, PS4TM, PS4TM Pro ready. Cloud Alpha features a detachable cable with in-line audio control allowing console gamers to adjust volume and mute the microphone right on the cable. Cloud Alpha also offers multi-platform compatibility with PC, PS, PS Pro, Xbox One1, Xbox One S™1, Mac®, Mobile2, Nintendo Switch™, and other virtual reality systems with 3.5mm ports3. Offering players clearer voice quality and excellent sound for enhanced team communication, the Cloud Alpha is also TeamSpeakTM and Discord certified.


HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless is exclusively available now through Best Buy’s network of retail outlets and online at Bestbuy.com for $99.99 MSRP. Cloud Alpha Purple Edition is available through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets for $99.99 MSRP. For more information on HyperX Cloud headsets and global availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud headset product page. 

HyperX Cloud Stinger Wireless Headset Specifications:


Driver:  Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

Type:  Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response:  20Hz-20,000Hz

Impedance:  32 Ω

Sound pressure level:  109dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.:  < 2%

Weight:  270g (0.5 lbs)

Cable length and type:  USB charging cable (1m)


Element:  Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern:  Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling

Frequency response:  100Hz-7,000Hz

Sensitivity:  -47dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

Battery Life*

17 hours

Wireless Range


Up to 12 meters (40 ft)


HyperX Cloud Alpha Purple Edition Headset Specifications


Driver: Custom dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type: Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response: 13Hz–27,000Hz
Impedance: 65 Ω
Sound pressure level: 98dB SPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D.: < 1%

Weight: 298g
Weight with mic & cable: 336g

Cable length and type: Detachable headset cable (1.3m) + PC extension cable (2m)

Connection: Detachable headset cable – 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + PC extension cable – 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs


Element: Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz
Sensitivity: -43dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

*Tested at 50% headphone volume

1 Adapter required for Xbox One controllers with no 3.5mm port. (Adapter sold separately)

2 Compatible with devices with CTIA standard connectors

3 Compatible with Virtual Reality systems with 3.5mm port

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand in known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 60 million memory modules and 7 million gaming headsets worldwide.

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